Dimapur, February 22: The Dimapur District Cricket Association has constructed a new double Cricket Practice Pitch under the ages of Nagaland Cricket Association at Dimapur District Sports Council Ground. This Cricket Practice Pitch is dedicated today to the young cricketers of Dimapur by Nagaland Cricket Association, Joint Secretary, A.Rahman.
NCA joint Secretary also informed that this pitch which is constructed with a view to develop and popularise the game of cricket at the grass root level in Nagaland is the second one after another one was constructed late last year at Tseminyu in Kohima district.
Pitches like these are at final stages of construction in Zunheboto, Peren and Mokokchung. Besides the NCA plans to construct in each district of Nagaland.
Choba Lotha, General Secretary, Dimapur District Cricket Association thanked NCA for supporting the DDCA and said that in future more such pitches will be constructed in Dimapur District and also informs the cricketers to make good use of facilities.The DDCA will soon start Coaching for three days a week for which interested players upto 19 years of age may get registered under DDCA.
Further Choba Lotha also informed all Registered Clubs of Dimapur to contact DDCA on or before February 28 for participation in the 2nd Pihoto Memorial Inter-Club Cricket Tournament to be held from March 11 at NCA Ground Sovima.
The DDCA will also organise a Under-18 Cricket Tournament from March 20. All interested schools, colleges and clubs have been requested to contact DDCA member C.K. Mech (8415869357) on or before March 5. All participating players should be born in Dimapur between 01-09-2002 and 01-09-2005. (Page News Service)